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  • Li W, Yang Y, Ehrhardt C, Lewinski N, Gascoyne D, Lucas G, Zhao H, Wang X. “3D printing of antibacterial polymer devices based on nitric oxide release from embedded s-nitrosothiol crystals.” ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2021, DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.1c00887.
  • Tian S, Stevens R, McInnes BT, Lewinski NA. “Machine Assisted Experimentation of Extrusion-Based Bioprinting Systems.” Micromachines, 2021, DOI: 10.3390/mi12070780.
  • Tian S, Zhao H, Lewinski N. “Key parameters and applications of extrusion-based bioprinting.” Bioprinting, 2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.bprint.2021.e00156.
  • Mahendran D, Gurdin G, Lewinski N, Tang C, McInnes B. “Identifying chemical reactions and their associated attributes in patents.” Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, 2021, DOI: 10.3389/frma.2021.688353.
  • Roger LM, Reich HG, Lawrence E, Li S, Vizgaudis W, Brenner N, Kumar L, Klein-Seetharaman J, Yang J, Putnam HM, Lewinski N. “Applying model approaches in non-model systems: A review and case study on coral cell culture.” PLoS ONE, 2021, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248953.
  • Li S, Roger LM, Kumar L, Lewinski NA, Klein J, Gagnon A, Putnam HM, Yang J. “Digital image processing to detect subtle motion in stony coral.” Scientific Reports, 2021, 11:7722, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-85800-7.


  • Nelissen I, Haase A, Anguissola S, Rocks L, Jacobs A, Willems H, Riebeling C, Luch A, Piret JP, Toussaint O, Trouiller B, Lacroix G, Gutleb AC, Contal S, Diabate S, Weiss C, Lozano-Fernandez T, Gonzalez-Fernandez A, Dusinska M, Huk A, Stone V, Kanase N, Nocun M, Stepnik M, Meschini S, Ammendolina M, Lewinski N, Riediker M, Venturini M, Benetti F, Topinka J, Brizicova T, Milani S, Radler J, Salvati A, Dawson KA. “Improving Quality in Nanoparticle-Induced Cytotoxicity Testing by a Tiered Inter-Laboratory Comparison Study.” Nanomaterials, 2020, 10(8), 1430, DOI: 10.3390/nano10081430.
  • Secondo LE,, Avrutin V, Ozgur U, Topsakal E, Lewinski N. “Real-time monitoring of cellular oxidative stress during aerosol sampling: a proof of concept study” Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 2020, 1-8, DOI: 10.1080/01480545.2020.1774774.
  • Secondo LE,, Adawi HI, Cuddehe J, Hopson K, Schumacher A, Mendoza L, Cartin C, Lewinski N. “Comparative analysis of ventilation efficiency on ultrafine particle removal in university MakerSpaces” Atmospheric Environment, 2020, 224, 117321, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117321.


  • Secondo L, Wygal N, Lewinski N “A New Portable In Vitro Exposure Cassette for Aerosol Sampling” Journal of Visual Experiments, 2019, link.
  • Lewinski N, Secondo L, Ferri J. “On-Site 3D Printer Aerosol Hazard Assessment: Pilot Study of a Portable In Vitro Exposure Cassette” Process Safety Progress, 2019, DOI: 10.1002/prs.12030.


  • Adawi HNewbold M, Reed J, Vance M, Feitshans I, Bickford L, Lewinski N. “Nano-enabled personal care products: Current developments in consumer safety.” NanoImpact, 2018, 11, 170-179, DOI: 10.1016/j.impact.2018.08.002.
  • Jensen C, Lewinski N. “Nanoparticle Synthesis to Green Informatics Frameworks” Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 2018, 12, 117-126, DOI: 10.1016/j.cogsc.2018.08.005.
  • Lewinski N, Avrutin V, Izadi T, Secondo L, Ullah M, Ozgur U, Morkoc H, Topsakal E. “Influence of ZnO thin film crystallinity on in vitro biocompatibility.” Toxicology Research, 2018, 7, 754-759, DOI: 10.1039/C8TX00061A.
  • Karcher S, Willighagen E, Rumble J, Ehrhart F, Evelo CT, Fritts M, Gaheen S, Harper SL, Hoover MD, Jeliazkova N, Lewinski N, Marchese Robinson RL, Mills KC, Mustad AP, Thomas DG, Tsiliki G, Hendren CO.  “Integration among databases and data sets to support productive nanotechnology: Challenges and recommendations.” NanoImpact, 2018, 9, 85-101 DOI: 10.1016/j.impact.2017.11.002.


  • Lewinski N, Jimenez I, McInnes B.  “An annotated corpus with nanomedicine and pharmacokinetic parameters.” International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2017, 12, 7519-7527, DOI: 10.2147/IJN.S137117.  Corpus is available on Github.
  • Izyumskaya N, Tahira A, Ibupoto ZH, Lewinski N, Avrutin V, Ozgur U, Topsakal E, Willander M, Morkoc H.  “Electrochemical Biosensors Based on ZnO Nanostructures.” ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 2017, 6, (8), Q84-Q100, DOI: 10.1149/2.0291708jss.
  • Lewinski N, Berthet A, Maurizi L, Eisenbeis A, Hopf N. “Effectiveness of hand washing on the removal of iron oxide nanoparticles from human skin ex vivo.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2017, 14, (8), D115-D119, DOI:10.1080/15459624.2017.1296238.


  • Secondo L, Liu N, Lewinski N. “Methodological considerations when conducting in vitro, air–liquid interface exposures to engineered nanoparticle aerosols.” Critical Reviews in Toxicology, 2016, 47, (3), 225-262, DOI: 10.1080/10408444.2016.1223015.
  • Graczyk H, Lewinski N, Zhao J, Sauvain JJ, Suarez G, Danuser B, Riediker M. “Increase in oxidative stress levels following welding fume inhalation: a controlled human exposure study.” Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 2016, 13:31, DOI: 10.1186/s12989-016-0143-7.
  • Graczyk H*, Lewinski N*, Zhao J, Concha-Lozano N, Riediker M. “Characterization of Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Fume Generated by Apprentice Welders.” Annals of Occupational Hygiene, 2016, 60, (2), 205-219, DOI: 10.1093/annhyg/mev074. *co-first authors


  • Lewinski N, McInnes B. “Using natural language processing techniques to inform research on nanotechnology.” Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 2015, 6, 1439-1449, DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.6.149. VCU link.
  • Powers C, Mills K, Morris S, Klaessig F, Gaheen S, Lewinski N, Hendren C. “Nanocuration workflows: Establishing best practices for identifying, inputting, and sharing data to inform decisions on nanomaterials.” Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 2015, 6, 1860-1871, DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.6.189. VCU link.
  • Zhao J, Lewinski N, Riediker M. “Physico-Chemical Characterization and Oxidative Reactivity Evaluation of Aged Brake Wear Particles.” Aerosol Science and Technology, 2015, 49, 65-74, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2014.998363.
  • Graczyk H, Bryan L, Lewinski N, Coullerez G, Suarez G, Bowen P, Riediker M. “Physicochemical Characterization of Nebulized Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles (SPIONs).” Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery, 2015, 28, 43-51, DOI: 10.1089/jamp.2013.1117.


  • Lewinski N, Graczyk H, Riediker M. “Human inhalation exposure to iron oxide particles.” BioNanoMaterials, 2013, DOI: 10.1515/bnm-2013-0007.


  • Lewinski N, Zhu H, Ouyang C, Conner G, Wagner D, Colvin V, Drezek R. “Trophic transfer of amphiphilic polymer coated CdSe/ZnS quantum dots to Danio rerio.” Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 3080-3083, DOI: 10.1039/c1nr10319a.
  • Young J, Lewinski N, Langsner R, Kennedy L, Satyanarayan A, Nammalvar V, Lin A, Drezek R. “Size-Controlled Synthesis of Monodispersed Gold Nanoparticles via Carbon Monoxide Gas Reduction.” Nanoscale Research Letters, 2011, 6, 428, DOI: 10.1186/1556-276X-6-428.
  • Kennedy L, Bear A, Young J, Lewinski N, Kim, J., Foster, A., Drezek, R. “T cells enhance gold nanoparticle delivery to tumors in vivo.” Nanoscale Research Letters, 2011, 6, 283, DOI: 10.1186/1556-276X-6-283.
  • Kennedy L, Bickford L, Lewinski N, Coughlin A, Hu Y, Day E, West J, and Drezek R. “A New Era for Cancer Therapy: Gold Nanoparticles Mediated Thermal Therapies.” Small, 2011, 7, (2), 169-183, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201000134.


  • Day E, Thompson P, Zhang L, Lewinski N, Ahmed N, Drezek R, Blaney S, West J. “Nanoshell-Mediated Photothermal Therapy Improves Survival in a Murine Glioma Model.” Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 2010, 104, (1), 55-63, DOI: 10.1007/s11060-010-0470-8.
  • Lewinski N, Zhu H, Jo H-J, Pham D, Kamath R, Ouyang C,Vulpe C, Colvin V, Drezek R. “Quantification of water solubilized CdSe/ZnS quantum dots in Daphnia magna.” Environmental Science & Technology, 2010, 44, (5), 1841-1846, DOI: 10.1021/es902728a.


  • Lewinski N, Colvin V, Drezek R. “Cytotoxicity of Nanoparticles.” Small, 2008, 4, (1), 26-49, DOI: 10.1002/smll.200700595. *** Over 1800 citations and featured in Nature Nanotechnology article (DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2008.196)
  • Bickford L, Sun J, Fu K, Lewinski N, Nammalvar V, Chang J, Drezek R. “Enhanced Multi-Spectral Imaging of Live Breast Cancer Cells Using Immunotargeted Gold Nanoshells and Two-Photon Excitation Microscopy.” Nanotechnology, 2008, 19, 315102, DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/19/31/315102.


  • Sun J, Zhu MQ, Fu K, Lewinski N, Drezek RA. “Lead sulfide near-infrared quantum dot bioconjugates for targeted molecular imaging.” International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2007, 2, (2), 235-240. Link


  • Lin A, Lewinski N, Lee MH, Drezek R. “Reflectance spectroscopy of gold nanoshells: computational predictions and experimental measurements.” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2006, 8, (5), 681-692, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-006-9136-z.


  • Lin A, Lewinski N, West J, Halas N, Drezek R. “Optically Tunable Nanoparticle Contrast Agents for Early Cancer Detection: Model-based Analysis of Gold Nanoshells.” Journal of Biomedical Optics, 2005, 10, (6): 0604035, DOI: 10.1117/1.2141825.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Green R, Assi R, Shaffer J, Hays M, Eshai S, Secondo L, Avrutin V, Lewinski N, Topsakal E. “Implantable Titanium Nitrite Antenna for Continuous Glucose Monitoring.” Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, 2019.
  • Lewinski N, Secondo L, Ferri J. “Enabling Real-Time Hazard Assessment at the Workplace” Proceedings of the GCPS, 2018, link.
  • Mulyar A, Mahendran D, Maffey L, Olex A, Matteo G, Dill N, Lewinski N, McInnes B. “TAC SRIE 2018: Extracting Systematic Review Information with MedaCy.” Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference, 2018, link.
  • Asimakopoulou A, Daskalos E, Lewinski N, Riediker M, Papaioannou E, Konstandopoulos A. “ Development of a Dose-Controlled Multiculture Cell Exposure Chamber for Efficient Delivery of Airborne and Engineered Nanoparticles.” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2013, 429:012023, DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/429/1/012023.
  • Day ES, Zhang L, Lewinski NA, Thompson PA, Drezek RA, Blaney SM, West JL. “Photothermal Therapy of Glioma in a Mouse Model With Near-Infrared Excited Nanoshells.” ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, 2010, Jan 1,219-220. DOI: 10.1115/NEMB2010-13179.
  • Lin A, Lewinski N; Rakalin A, Lee M, Halas N, Drezek R. “Modeling and experimental observations of gold nanoshell reflectance.” Proceedings of the SPIE, 2005, 6010, 123-130, DOI: 10.1117/12.633420.

Book Chapters

  • Lewinski N, Liu N, Asimakopoulou A, Papaioannou E, Konstandopoulos A, Riediker M. “Air-liquid interface cell exposures to nanoparticle aerosols.” In Biomedical Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition, S. Hurst Petrosko and E. Day Eds., Springer, 2017. Link
  • Lewinski N. “Nanoparticle Cytotoxicity.” in Springer References: Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan Ed., Springer, 2012. Link
  • Bickford L, Day E, Hu Y, Sun J, Fu K, Chang J, Lewinski N, Yu K, Drezek R.  “Chapter 15:  Biomedical Applications of Multi-functional Silica-Based Gold Nanoshells.” in Handbook of Materials for Nanomedicine, M. M. Amiji, and V. P. Torchilin Eds., Pan Stanford Publishing, 2010. Link
  • Lewinski N, Zhu H, Drezek R. “Chapter 22: Evaluating Strategies for Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials.” In Nanotoxicity – From In Vivo and In Vitro Models to Health Risks, S.C. Sahu & D.A. Casciano Eds., John Wiley & Sons, 459-498, 2009. DOI: 10.1002/9780470747803.ch22.


  • Lewinski N. “Nanotechnology for Waste Minimization and Pollution Prevention.” NNEMS Report, Aug. 2008. pdf
  • Lewinski N. “Nanotechnology Policy and Environmental Regulatory Issues.” Journal of Engineering and Public Policy. Aug. 2005. vol. 9. Link

Other Writings

  • Lewinski N, “Lesson for the New Professor” Chemical Engineering Progress, 2018, 114, (7), 46. Link
  • Lewinski N, “Nanomaterials: What are the Environmental and Health Impacts?” Chemical Engineering Progress, 2008, 104, (12), 37-40. Link